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The Russians were not injured during the riots in Ethiopia

The Russians were not injured during the riots after the assassination of the singer in Ethiopia, said the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

At least 81 people were killed during protests in Oromia in Ethiopia after the capital Addis Ababa, was killed popular singer Chacala Hundessa. Famous for its political songs, Hundessa perceived as the mouthpiece of the people of Oromo in the years of anti-government protests that brought to power Prime Minister Abe Ahmed Ali in 2018. On Monday night, the singer was shot.

"According to the Embassy of Russia in Addis Ababa, the Russian citizens among victims aren't present", - is spoken in the message of the foreign Ministry.

The Ministry also said that with concern I learned about the riots in Addis Ababa, the reason for which was the murder of the singer.

"We Express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victims and sympathy to the victims. We hope that Ethiopian law enforcement agencies in ensuring stability in the capital, investigate and bring to justice the perpetrators of crimes," - stated in the message.